Morning Reads: Education Protest, Bookstore Blues, Soulja Boy on the LES

  • Protesters derail a Department of Education public meeting held at Seward Park High School (NY1, Gotham Schools).
  • A review of State Liquor Authority documents shows Community Board 3 does not have all that much influence over liquor license decisions (The Local EV).
  • Cooper Union rejects St. Mark’s Bookshop’s request for rent reduction (Daily News).
  • Carsten Holler’s new exhibition at the New Museum: is it art or an interactive social experiment or both? (NYT)
  • Rapper Soulja Boy signs autographs on the Lower East Side yesterday (Hip Hop Blog).
  • Where to find Halloween costumes with “sartorial flair?” Inside the Patricia Field boutique on the Bowery, of course (NYT)